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Agents Lurk: The Search For An Online Revenue Model

Everything about the Ask a Ninja videoblog phenomenon smacks of a new form of entertainment. Two guys in Los Angeles produce a series of simple, low cost video clips where a ninja character answers profound and ridiculous questions. The comedic series gets popular as a video podcast through iTunes, with viewership of 300,000 to 500,000 per episode, and the show

5 Responses to “Agents Lurk: The Search For An Online Revenue Model”

  1. Hawksian says:

    Now if only “Ask a Ninja” was funny they would have something there.

  2. THX5334 says:

    Isn’t it great when haters like Hawksian like to bag and put down other people’s success?
    I recently worked with Doug Sarrine on a project and that guy was funny, a consumate proffessional and a class act.
    The guy is a real talent and the fact that he isn’t going to have to struggle to pay the bills anymore and that this opprotunity might lead to other acting jobs is great achievement and should be gratifying to others trying to make it in this game.
    What’s the matter Hawksy, failing at your own endeavors so you feel the need to put down the success of others?
    I say great for them, whether you like their humor or not, and it’s cool that they’re getting real money for content (they created) that begin it’s exhibition on the internet.

  3. David Poland says:

    Who is Hawksian?

  4. David Poland says:

    Oh… geez… read the whole article again, looking… doy!

  5. Hawksian says:

    I don’t begrudge anyone their success but to me “Ask a Ninja” is lame. But of course I didn’t work on a project with one of them so maybe that would somehow make it appear funnier.

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